Want to run the 1/2 marathon or 5k, but don’t know how to train for it? We’ve got you covered. We’ve partnered with Latitude Pure Coaching to help you prepare for the New Balance Palm Desert 1/2 Marathon & 5k. Choose between our free 12-week 1/2 marathon training plan or 8-week 5k training plan, and custom plans for both distances.
You read that right. Latitude Pure Coaching is providing each of our participants with free training plans for both the 1/2 marathon and 5k. This general plan will be uploaded directly to your Training Peaks calendar (additional signup required at no charge), where you can check your schedule and keep track of your workouts. These plans are perfect for first time or new runners who have never followed a training plan before, and for experienced runners who are looking for more structure in their training, but aren’t ready for a custom plan. The 12-week 1/2 marathon plan starts on Monday, November 28 (last day to sign up is Sunday, December 11), and the 8-week 5k plan starts on Monday, December 26 (last day to sign up is Sunday, January 8).
Latitude Pure Coaching is offering discounted plans that allows you to customize for your fitness level, goals, and life schedule. With either 1/2 marathon or 5k custom plans, you’ll receive:
Because each runner is different and these plans are created to fit your needs, sign ups for these plans will continue through the end of online registration. Custom plans are $49.99 for the 1/2 marathon, and $29.99 for the 5k.
How do you sign up for our training plans? Easy.